Gee Whiz: Book Five of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch by Jane SmileyGee Whiz: Book Five of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch by Jane Smiley

Gee Whiz: Book Five of the Horses of Oak Valley Ranch

byJane Smiley

Paperback | July 8, 2014

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Gee Whiz is a striking horse, and only part of that is because of his size. He is tall, but also graceful, yet his strides big but precise. At the same time, he keeps his eye on things, not as if he's suspicious, but as if he's curious.

When Abby is confronted with an onslaught of reminders of just how little of the world she has seen, she finds herself connecting with Gee Whiz's calm and curious nature, and his desire to know more. Her brother receives a draft notice to Vietnam, her friends return for the holidays with stories from their boarding school in Southern California, and the wise, lovable Brother Abner opens her eyes with tales of his many years spent traveling. At the same time, her beloved Jack and True Blue are both faced with opportunites to broaden their horizons away from the ranch. 

Will she let them go, with hopes that she might one day do the same?
JANE SMILEY is the author of many books for adults, including Private Life, Horse Heaven, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Thousand Acres. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2001.             Jane lives in Northern California, where she rides horses every chance she gets. She is also the author of four ot...
Title:Gee Whiz: Book Five of the Horses of Oak Valley RanchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.63 × 5.25 × 0.59 inPublished:July 8, 2014Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375871322

ISBN - 13:9780375871320